Trade with Malaysia soars 23% to $620M in 2022
The merchandise trade volume between Cambodia and Malaysia totalled $620.373 million in 2022, rising by 23.33 per cent over a year earlier, with Cambodian exports accounting for a 18.03 per cent share, down by 2.11 percentage points on a yearly basis, according to the General ...
Malaysia trade surges by over one-third in Jan-Apr
Bilateral trade between Cambodia and Malaysia was worth $205.2 million in the first four months of 2022, surging by over one-third from nearly $152.9 million from the corresponding period last year, according to Customs. ...
Malaysia will now reopen; embassy calls for vigilance
The Cambodian embassy in Malaysia on March 9 issued a notice to Cambodian people, students and workers who are staying, studying and working there that the country was set to reopen. ...
Cambodia and Malaysia lead ASEAN calls for diplomacy to resolve Ukraine-Russia conflict
Countries in South-east Asia have called for more dialogues among relevant sides to seek a peaceful solution for the Ukraine-Russia conflict. ...
Khmer Times Staff
Kingdom-Malaysia trade tops $500M
Cambodia-Malaysia trade volume surpassed $500 million in 2021, rising by 13.14 per cent over a year earlier, according to the Ministry of Commerce. ...
Malaysia wants to learn about the management of the highly acclaimed Angkor monuments
Eldeen Husaini Mohd Hashim, Ambassador of Malaysia has said that the management of Angkor by the APSARA Authority has been highly praised and well-known, which makes other countries, including Malaysia, eager to explore and learn on its conservation. ...
Khmer Times Staff
NBC, Maybank launch fund transfers
Cambodia and Malaysia on August 11 officially launched cross-border payments through the National Bank of Cambodia’s (NBC) Bakong system with Maybank, enabling faster and more convenient real-time money transfer between the two countries. ...
Export opportunities for chemicals and chemical products in Vietnam and Cambodia
Malaysian companies are set to explore export opportunities for chemicals and chemical products in Vietnam and Cambodia through Malaysia External Trade Development Corp signature export promotion programme, Export Acceleration Mission. ...
Embassies repatriate 55 workers from three countries
Cambodian embassies have recently repatriated 55 Cambodian nationals who went to China, Malaysia and Vietnam to find work illegally or were duped into forced marriages. Foreign Affairs Ministry spokesman Ket Sophann yesterday said that the embassy in China repatriated two women who were duped into ...
Ministers meet again to send workers to Malaysia
The Labour Minister led a delegation to visit Malaysia last week to discuss sending migrant labourers and maids there with the country’s Minister of Human Resources. The Ministry of Labour issued a statement on Friday saying that Labour Minister Ith Samheng met with Human Resources Minister ...
The big three. 2018 elections for Thailand, Malaysia and Cambodia
In 2018 there will be three elections in our immediate region – the much-predicted (and confirmed by the Thai PM) Thai election, another in Cambodia and one in Malaysia. All have their very local versions of democracy which will shape the outcomes. All are vital ...
Malaysia, Cambodia sign new agreement to protect maids
Cambodian maids who work in Malaysia will be given smartphones, bank accounts and counselling under a new agreement signed by the two countries yesterday, an employment agency representative said – measures intended to prevent the kind of widespread abuses that resulted in a ban on ...
Yon Sineat and Daphne Chen
Workers repatriated from Malaysia
Eighteen Cambodian migrant workers were repatriated from Malaysia this week after being cheated by brokers to work abroad illegally, the Foreign Affairs Ministry said yesterday. ...
Malaysia to establish a US$250 million Islamic trade centre in Cambodia
Malaysia is investing some US$250 million to establish a Cambodia Islamic Trade Centre (CITC) seen as positive contribution to the country’s economic development. ...
NGOs help six more workers to repatriate from Malaysia
NGOs in Cambodia and Malaysia are working with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) to repatriate six of the 30 Cambodians who sought shelter at the country’s embassy after the Malaysian government started mass arrests of undocumented migrant workers on July 1. ...
Embassy in Malaysia lacks funds to send workers home
An official at the Cambodian Embassy in Kuala Lumpur said on Monday that with more Cambodians seeking support and refuge amid a labor crackdown by Malaysian authorities, the embassy’s budget was not enough to pay to bring them home. ...
Leng Len and Hannah Hawkins
79 migrant workers arrested in Malaysia
The Foreign Affairs Ministry says the Malaysian government has taken notice of Thailand’s recent crackdown on illegal foreign workers and begun one of its own, wrangling 79 illegal Cambodian migrant workers in two weeks. ...
Workers rescued from Thai boats in Malaysia
The Cambodian embassy in Malaysia has repatriated 14 Cambodian fishermen who fled a Thai boat and are believed to be human trafficking victims, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said. ...
Workers fear arrest in Malaysia
Cambodian workers continue to fear arrest and deportation amid an ongoing crackdown on undocumented migrant workers in Malaysia, with local media reporting that 2,000 migrants have been arrested since the beginning of the month as of yesterday. ...
Yon Sineat and Leonie Kijewski
Government refutes claims of abuse in Malaysia
The Foreign Affairs Ministry on Tuesday refuted the claims of two women who say they saw inmates at a Malaysian detention depot fatally beaten by guards earlier this year, including fellow Cambodians. ...
Kang Sothear and Zsombor Peter
Woman back home after forced marriage in Malaysia
A woman who worked as a maid in Malaysia was repatriated to Cambodia late last week after years of abuse at the hands of her employers, including a forced marriage. ...
Sen David and Erin Handley
Maids repatriated from Malaysia
Five Cambodian workers imprisoned in a Malaysian jail were repatriated yesterday, with 13 more expected to make their way back to the Kingdom in the coming days. All 18 were jailed for allegedly lacking the proper work permits and all had been brought to Malaysia by ...